Sunday, 17.11.2019

Tag: Economic history

Indiennes. Material for a Thousand Stories

The National Museum in Zurich dedicates an exhibition to this impressive chapter of economic history. Cotton fabrics from India endangered even the well established French silk production.

Seal Imprints & Alnage Seals

They are not coins – and yet, seal imprints can be found in auction catalogues from time to time. With good reason. They are exciting testimonies to economic history and thanks to the new work of R. van Laere, they can now be identified properly. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

Citéco: A Museum Dedicated to Economy

Modern, fancy, with a smack of luxury from times long past – this is Paris’ new museum of economy in a 1920s Banque de France branch office, a former Neo-Renaissance palace. Citéco familiarises with economy through games, computer stations, and many historical objects.
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